Archive for the ‘Meyer-Fonné’ Category

A for Alsace

Tweet by Julia Issleib, Beaune Office Manager Let me be frank: Alsace rarely comes to my mind as the solution to the dilemma “What should we drink?” I’m a bit intimidated by the region’s complexity and variety, its many styles of wines and appellations. Yet, when I think back, I cannot remember a single time […]

October Newsletter: Coming this fall: New edition of Adventures On The Wine Route!

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ITALIA by Dixon Brooke 2012 PETITE ARVINE • CHÂTEAU FEUILLET Petite Arvine is a white mountain grape that thrives on the high-altitude slopes that form the border between the Valle d’Aosta, Switzerland, and France. My favorite thing […]

A Crusade for Alsace Part III: Meyer-Fonné

Tweet History runs deep at Domaine Meyer-Fonné. The ancestors of vigneron Félix Meyer emigrated to Katzenthal from Switzerland in 1732. The family’s winemaking tradition began in the late 19th century, when Félix’s great grandfather purchased their property and the house where the domaine still sits and started growing vines.  Katzenthal is known for its steep […]